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Endovascular treatment of an early arch aneurysm rupture after open thoracoabdominal aortic repair.
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PMID:  21555986     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Optimal treatment for synchronous aortic aneurysms is still debated. Staged repair is advocated as the standard of care. Its disadvantage however is the consistent risk of rupture of the untreated aortic segment during recovery; moreover a considerable percentage of patients either refuse the second stage or is lost to follow-up. We present the case of a patient with a ruptured aortic arch aneurysm after open-surgery for a type III thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. Our therapeutic decision is described and discussed, with all the related advantages and disadvantages.
Authors:
E M Marone; G Coppi; G Melissano; R Chiesa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery, Vita-Salute University, San Raffaele Scientific Institute Hospital, Milan, Italy - coppi.giovanni@hsr.it.
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